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Press notice from Andrew George

A number of St Ives constituents have contacted Andrew George to ask him to confirm his previously stated position and his voting record on a number of “free vote”/“conscience” issues. Mr George is pleased to set out his response to the questions posed:   Would you vote for or against?   A return of capital […]

Andrew George supports Holocaust Memorial Day

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will pledge his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day (tomorrow, 27th January 2015) and to honour those who were murdered during the Holocaust, as well as pay tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. He will sign the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the […]

e-petition: Cancel Police and Crime Commissioner Elections in 2016

The Police and Crime Commissioner role attracts little public interest. Further no one person, no matter how brilliant, could ever hope to engage effectively with such a large number of constituents. It has done nothing to increase democratic accountability for the Police so the costly experiment must be brought to an end. Future management could […]

George – There is a better way of doing Coalition Government

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has today published a paper to promote debate, in the lead up to next May’s General Election, on how to create a better version of Coalition Government. Mr George’s paper is released today in this week’s Liberal Democrat Conference edition of Lib Dem Voice. He was also interviewed by the […]

George: 16 and 17 year olds ought to be given the vote

After the Scottish independence referendum saw record voter turnout, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has renewed calls for the national voting age to be lowered from 18 to 16. Mr George said, “The evidence of engagement of young people in the referendum debate was one of many positive features of the campaigning and the electoral […]

Andrew George MP – Casework surgeries

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has published his forthcoming Autumn and Winter 2014 casework surgeries. As well as the approximately 3,000 new cases he takes up through phone calls, letters, emails and visits to his office, he takes up hundreds more cases as a result of meeting locals at his casework surgeries. Mr George, who regularly […]

MP’s casework surgery arrives at Praze

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will hold a casework surgery in Praze on Saturday 24th May 2014 as part of his efforts to meet an ever growing demand for surgery appointments. Mr George, who regularly holds advice surgeries in Penzance, St Ives and Helston is now giving constituents in Praze (Venue: Praze Institute, Fore Street) […]

Bully banks must get their houses in order

The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, has pressed Government Ministers to do more to protect small and medium sized businesses from what he describes as the “sharp” practices of “parasitic” banks, in a debate in the House of Commons yesterday evening. Mr George highlighted the […]

Implement Leveson in full – George

Local MP, Andrew George, has added his voice to those calling on the Government to implement the Lord Leveson report in full. Speaking in the Commons last week he asked the Prime Minister whether he would “respect the wishes” of the victims of unacceptable press intrusion (the family of Milly Dowler, the McCann family, etc) […]